College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

History on the Half Shell: The Decline and Restoration of Maryland Oysters

When: 
Tuesday, May. 2,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Where: 
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Address: 
Institute of Applied Agriculture
2123 Jull Hall
4196 Stadium Drive
College Park, MD 20742
United States
Presenter: 
Donald Webster, University of Maryland Extension
Description/Notes: 

Donald Webster is a Commercial Aquaculture Regional Specialist with University of Maryland Extension. He will discuss the history of the oyster industry, including periods of decline and recent efforts to rebuild using hatchery technology. He will also cover basic oyster biology, the operation of the UM Horn Point Hatchery - the largest hatchery in the world for our eastern oyster, and the growth of modern aquaculture.

As an installment of our 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays series, this workshop is open to the UMD community and free to attend.

Join us in person in 1123 Jull Hall, or tune in online for live streaming. To view a complete list of topics for upcoming Sustainable Ag Tuesdays, click here!

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Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays are part of the campus-wide Sustainable Tuesdays lecture series co-sponsored by the Institute of Applied Agriculture, the School of Architecture, and the UMD Office of Sustainability.

Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
mbepste@umd.edu
Contact Email: 
Meredith Epstein
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